Drilling Engineer at WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Drilling Engineer

Location: Lagos
Sector: Engineering


  • Prepare wells data sheet and carry out wells offset reviews.
  • Carry out wells detailed design including casing design, mud engineering, hydraulics modelling.
  • Write all wells Basis of Design documents ensuring compliance to all Company policies.
  • Prepare wells detailed drilling procedures.
  • Monitor well costs daily. Prepare and update depth vs days and depth vs cost curves.
  • Ensure final well costs in Company Wells Reporting database such as Open Wells
  • Attend rig calls. Provides technical support on daily drilling operations.
  • Provide fulltime engineering support to assigned drilling rig(s). Monitor daily morning report and facilitate data error corrections and coding.
  • Know and follow the Global Drilling Community Standards and SOP’s.
  • Develop wells AFEs and Support the upkeep of the wellcost estimating and tracking system.
  • Liaise with specialist contractors and suppliers, such as cement companies or suppliers of drilling fluids.
  • Prepare an End of Well report for all assigned wells.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate offset wells.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Must be able work in a multicultural environment.
  • Willing to travel to the rig location to observe operations on an as-needed basis.
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant work experience in Well Engineering with an Operator.
  • Good knowledge in the use of industry recognized Well Engineering software such as Wellcalt, Stress Check, Drilling Office, Well Plan, Compass

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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